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Joseph Banks (1743-1820)

Sir Joseph Banks 1743-1820 Well known from his adventures on the HMS Endeavour, this 1st baronet was a world class and well known English botanist / naturalist was one of the right hand men of Captain James Cook. He sailed … Continue reading

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HMB Endeavour In-Depth: The Great Cabin

HMB Endeavour In-Depth: The Great Cabin The HMB Endeavour is the official “replica” of the original of Captain Cook‘s ship, the HMS Endeavour. It was the HMS that was used to sail from England to study of the transit of … Continue reading

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HMB Endeavour

HMB EndeavourEagle Pier, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia HMB Endeavour * 1994 – Present * Australian Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia * http://www.anmm.gov.au/ * In honor of one of the world’s greatest explorers, Captain James Cook, and his ship the HMS Endeavor, a … Continue reading

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Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook * 1728 – 1779 * England / America / Australia * One of the world’s greatest explorers, Captain James Cook was born in Yorkshire, England on October 27, 1728. A very intelligent, loyal, and self confident man, … Continue reading

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